Global News Hour at 6 Edmonton
April 22 2021 8:57pm

Alberta introduces shorter COVID-19 vaccine intervals for vulnerable patients

On Thursday, Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced a change to dosing schedules for people who are immunocompromised, cancer patients and elderly. She also confirmed Alberta’s first case of the B.1.617 COVID-19 variant, which was first identified in Denmark and is behind the rapid rise of cases in India. Julia Wong has the details.

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